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Both of these tumors were discovered in the course of a routine pathologic examination of the surgical specimens. In neither case was there any clinical evidence indicating or suggesting their presence.
REPORT OF CASES
Case 1 (C-1184).
—Mrs. S. B., aged 40, was admitted with symptoms of general pelvic inflammation. Operation was performed the day following admittance, consisting of removal of the uterus, both tubes, one ovary, and the appendix. Recovery was uneventful.
—The uterus was distorted by the presence of many fibroids of all varieties, extending from the fundus to the cervix. The lumen was partially occluded by submucous fibroids and blood clot. Both tubes were swollen, the distal ends closed. The ovaries were cystic. The appendix was small. The distal end was kinked, the color, normal. The lumen was obliterated.
Pathologic Fin dings.
—There were multiple fibromas of the uterus. No endometrium was seen.
REDWAY LD. LEIOMYOMA OF THE APPENDIX: REPORT OF TWO CASES. JAMA. 1917;LXIX(26):2175. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590530017009
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